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    Penrith's NRL premiership win is tugging at the heart strings of one of their greatest ever figures

    Penrith's NRL premiership win is tugging at the heart strings of one of their greatest ever figures

    - article from www.rugbyleague.co.nz

    The mountain men prevailed in a titanic decider against South Sydney in Brisbane, for their third title in history and first in 18 years.

    One of the club's legends in Greg Alexander was left overcome with emotion post-match.

    The man nicknamed Brandy played for the Panthers for a total of 14 seasons in the 1980's and 90's, and captained them to their first premiership in 1991.

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    For the stats lovers out there - like they did this year, the Panthers went one better back in '91, 12 months after losing the 1990 decider to Canberra.

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